The Minneapolis DFLer was first elected in 1996. Higgins will finish her current term but won't seek re-election. Minneapolis already lost two other veteran DFLers this year when Linda Berglin and Larry Pogemiller resigned from the Senate.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death
The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint
The suspect faces three separate felony charges.
St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years
He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.
High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead
Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.
Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results
Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.
UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit
The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.
Friend arrives at couple's home, stabs one of them after being asked to leave
The couple say their friend was "not acting right."
Walz's $2.7B infrastructure plan includes $940M for climate projects
Projects will help Minnesota prevent or adapt to climate change and mitigate its impacts, the governor says.
DFL keep Minnesota Senate seats in special election
Special elections were held in Districts 46 and 61 to replace the late Sen. Linda Scheid -- who died of cancer in June, and Sen. Linda Berglin -- who resigned to take a position with Hennepin County.
DFLer Larry Pogemiller is leaving Senate to lead Higher Ed Office
Gov. Dayton on Friday appointed veteran Democratic legislator Larry Pogemiller to take over the state's higher education office. Previous director Sheila Wright resigned suddenly last month.
State Senator Mike Parry challenging Walz for Congress
Parry is a first-term Republican from Waseca who has a background in business. Democrat Tim Walz has been elected to three Congressional terms by the First District, which spans southern Minnesota.
Sen. Geoff Michel won't re-up
Edina Republican Geoff Michel says he won't seek re-election to his seat. He says 'ten years feels just about right,' referring to his tenure in the legislature. Michel's announcement comes just after he was considered for the Senate Majority seat following Amy Koch's resignation from the post.
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